‘Climbing the World’s Peak’ by Yuxing Xia The Society May 30, 2015 Beauty, Poetry 2 Comments Submerged in blinding red and blue at dawn, I climb the barren fields to find between the gentle tides of crying clouds, where spawn the highest peak of world in mist unseen. I leap across the steps where fallen sweat will glide and fill the throat of void abyss. By luck, I touch the top where rock had met the sky, a well of concrete dreams. I reach only to fall straight down to where I first begun. Featured Image: Photograph of Mt. Everest. Related Post ‘Passing of the Seasons’ and Other Poetry by Wan... Passing of the Seasons When snow has melted, chill has gone, and winter turns to spring, The tender buds grow on the branches where the robins sing.... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail 2 Responses james sale June 4, 2015 Really like this – especially the short concluding couplet; very good. Reply NealD June 15, 2015 This is a compelling set of lines with a substantial topic. Much praise, thank you. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.